|The Illinois Tollway (THA) is giving its notice of intent to award contract RR-17-4316R to Demarc Electric and Communications, LLC. (pending full board approval). This contract provides for systemwide preventive maintenance (inspection of sign structures; inspection and cleaning of cameras; testing of batteries, surge protectors and solar panels; removal of water, and cleaning and sealing ducts) of existing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) assemblies for Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), Vehicle Detection System (VDS), and Dynamic Message Sign (DMS). |
The work will be performed on: Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90), Tri-State Tollway (I-294/I-94), Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355), Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Cook, DuPage, DeKalb, Lake, Kane, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Will and Winnebago Counties, Illinois and Rock County in Wisconsin.
Please note that there was only one bidder for this opportunity. Bid reviews were performed by both the Design Engineer and the Program Management Office. In both cases, the determination was that the prices received from the single bidder were fair and competitive. This vendor has performed Tollway work in the past, has performed well and appears to have an understanding of the contract requirements. Their bid was responsive to the solicitation. The bid was 19.21% below the engineer’s estimate and below budget for the work.